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Musgrove, S. (Sydney)



  • Existence: 1914 - 1987

biographical statement

Sydney Musgrove was professor of English at the University of Auckland from 1947 until his retirement in 1979, and Deputy Vice-Chancellor from 1964-1970. He was heavily involved in drama activities at the University throughout his career, reviving the moribund Student Drama Society shortly after arriving, and initiating the annual summer Summer Shakespeare productions in 1963.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

A.R.D. Fairburn literary papers.

Identifier: MSS &-Archives-A-125
Scope and Contents Acland, Emmie Adams, W. (2pp) Adult Education Canterbury University College. (7pp). Aickin, Rhoda. E.M. (1pp) Aldrich, Tilli (Frankel). (2pp) Allerton, A.R. (6pp). Alpers, Antony (8pp). Andrews, Isobel (2pp). Angus, Rita (Mackenzie). (1pp) ...

Sydney Musgrove papers on Auckland theatre activities.

Identifier: MSS &-Archives-2013/07
Overview Collection includes records relating to Professor Musgrove's activities in Auckland theatre productions, especially those of the University of Auckland theatre groups: Auckland University Drama Society, Auckland University Theatre Company, University Theatre Workshop; a smaller amount of material relates to Theatre Guild (NZ) Ltd, Auckland Drama Council, and Auckland Repertory Theatre. The records include production notes, costume notes, annotated programmes, correspondence, clippings of...